Man punches woman in the face during robbery attempt

Posted at 1:29 PM, Oct 06, 2017
and last updated 2017-10-06 13:29:47-04

Baltimore Police are looking for a man accused of attempting to rob New Sandtown Market in West Baltimore.

This happened on September 22. Police released surveillance video of the man entering the store located in the 700 block of Baker Street.

While in the store, the suspect punched a 71-year-old female employee in the face and tried to rob an empty cash register.

Police say he left the store after stealing the employee’s purse and was last seen running south on Calhoun Street.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Citywide Robbery detectives, at 410-366-6341.

If you want to remain anonymous you can call the Metro Crime Stoppers tip-line at 1-866-7LOCKUP.